Schools Forum
Wednesday 4 October 2017 6.00 pm

Venue: Queens Park Community School, Aylestone Avenue, NW6 7BQ. View directions

Contact: Nikolay Manov, Governance Officer; Email:; Tel: 0208 937 1348 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence and Membership


Declarations of interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary, personal or prejudicial interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.


Deputations (if Any)


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.


Matters arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.


Dedicated Schools Grant Financial Forecast pdf icon PDF 107 KB

The report provides the Schools Forum with an indicative forecast of Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) spend against the budget set for 2017/18, as at the end of August 2017.


Additional documents:


Pupil Demand And Pupil Growth Support pdf icon PDF 169 KB

The report provides information on primary and secondary demand patterns for school places. Pupil numbers in secondary schools are set to increase over the next few years as larger cohorts feed through from primary schools.


Dedicated Schools Grant Schools Budget 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

The report provides information on the recent announcements on the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) funding arrangements and budget setting process for 2018/19.


Additional documents:


Update on the implementation of the extended 30 hours childcare entitlement pdf icon PDF 147 KB

The report aims to provide an update on progress with the implementation of the extended entitlement including updates on communication and marketing, administration processes and sufficiency of places.



Amendment to the Scheme for Financing Schools pdf icon PDF 117 KB

The report proposes an update to the Brent Scheme for Financing Schools regarding Early Retirement and redundancy costs.  The update will bring the scheme up to date with the current Department for Education guidance and make the scheme consistent with neighbouring boroughs.


Additional documents:


Any Other Urgent Business